Abstract

abstract:

This paper seeks to bring together the insights of critical mixed race theory (MultiCrit) along with the wisdom of contemporary psycho-spirituality Internal Family Systems to imagine how various streams of Buddhist and Christian contemplative traditions might be broadly synthesized to support the lives of those who identify as multiracial or multireligious. While the paper focuses primarily on intrapersonal and interpersonal relational engagement, suggestions will also be made to support the transformation of societal structures and systems from a spirituality of compassion. The paper concludes that Buddhist and Christian wisdom traditions aimed at embracing and transforming the Self will be heavily strengthened through dialogue with Critical Mixed Race Theory. Additionally, I propose that the wisdom and practices of Buddhist and Christian spiritualities of compassion can work to guide and sustain those who are committed to actions that foster racial justice in an increasingly pluralistic world.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-9472
Print ISSN
0882-0945
Pages
pp. 439-447
Launched on MUSE
2020-12-15
Open Access
No
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